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Flight travel during 5th week of pregnancy

A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Second trimester: Weeks 14-28 are safest-especially for long flights across oceans (oxymetazoline). Make sure airlines have no restrictions.
Dr. Keita Sakon
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Check with airline: You should check to see how far you can be to travel. A lot of airlines won't let you fly internationally beyond 30 weeks. I would say 2nd trimester... Read More
Dr. Liza Kunz
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 21 years experience
Prevent clots: Make sure you get up and walk at least once every other hour. Drink lots of water to stay hydrated. Consider buying compression socks/tights if the ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Grant Lynde
A Verified Doctoranswered
28 years experience
Most : Most likely you are going to be completely fine. The most important things are to be well hydrated during the flight and to talk around a bit during ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Relax: There is no documented evidence that these have any more effect on the fetus than they would if you were on the ground.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Actually: I allow my patients to use simethicone (gas x) for bloating. If this is from constipation, you can also use metamucil, colace, dulcolax and milk of m... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: There are many possibilities. As the genitourinary structures are undergoing a lot of changes, what you are noticing could be a part of that (e.g. cy... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Not to worry.: While Estradiol falls into category X and Estradiol should not be used during pregnancy. There appears to be little or no increased risk of birth defe... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Lots of rapid: growth from early conception, embryo, but still not able to be seen by ultrasound until around 5 -6 weeks.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
BBT: Bbt should not be a concern in pregnancy at all. It is a concern in someone desiring to get pregnant. It plays no role whatsoever now.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Work and pregnancy: Depends on your health and the type of work you do. Discuss this with your doctor.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Anxiety, nervousness: Nausea, euphoria, anxiety, nervousness are the main symptoms you should expect - depending on your emotional status and social situation. Take Folic A... Read More